Then singing in Cao Bang is widely popular with plentiful different appearance in all aspects in every region, district.
It is easily seen that Then singing in the Eastern is more harmonious than it is in the Western. The typical character of Then singing in Cao Bang is the sense of community. Local people sing Then in festival, and life activities. Male singer is equal to female singer in singing. Many of them know how to play musical instruments and also sing very excellently. Then singing plays an significant role in spiritual life of Tay , Nung ethnic people in Cao Bang. In generally, then or giang singing is accompanied by Dan Tinh. To distinguish between male and female singer, giang is used for male singer and then is used for female singer. Besides, these words is also used to define the differences in melody, rhythm, tons, style, etc.